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PREAMBLE: We, the members of the Tanzania Tax Justice Coalition (TTJC), a Civil Society Coalition advocating for fairness in taxation, having done a series of review sessions and consultations on Domestic Resource Mobilization (DRM) in relation to the National budget during the COVID-19 pandemic,  have considered the proposals presented in March 2020 by the Minister of Finance and...
Policy Forum adopted social accountability monitoring (SAM) in 2008 as one of its strategic approaches to capacitate its members working at the sub-national level in Tanzania to engage in policy processes more meaningfully. Since then, I have seen SAM initiatives contribute to building teacher’s housing at remote schools, the operationalisation of primary health care facilities, and the...
Development and the use of technology including mobile phones has been rapidly on the rise across Tanzania. According to the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA), out of 59.7 million people in Tanzania, the number of internet users in 2019 amounted to approximately 23.1 million. This has eased communication and information sharing amongst the public and institutions including the...
Agreements that are signed between a  government of a developing country and foreign mining companies to supplement or supplant the existing mining legal and fiscal regime also known as Mining Development Agreements (MDAs) are signed with the aim of assuring foreign investors that a developing country’s government will not change the rules of the agreement once investors put in their...
Overview of the Beneficial Ownership (BO) Natural Resources (minerals, oil and gas) have potential to provide a means for a country to reduce poverty and achieve inclusive and sustainable change if effectively managed from the stages of application and awarding of licenses/contracts through to revenue collections and spending. Applications and awards of licenses/contracts for mining, oil and gas...
Mtandao wa Uangalizi wa Uchaguzi Tanzania (TACCEO) na Jukwaa la Sera (Policy Forum) tumeendelea kufuatilia mchakato wa utayarishaji wa Kanuni za Uchaguzi wa Serikali za Mitaa,2019 nchini Tanzania kwa kutoa maoni kwenye rasimu ya kanuni husika ambapo maoni na mapendekezo yetu yaliwasilishwa Ofisi ya Rais-TAMISEMI mnamo mwezi Aprili, 2019. Baada ya kuchapishwa na kutangazwa kwa kanuni husika na...
Successful implementation of Agenda 2030 for sustainable development requires partnerships and multi stakeholder approaches. This was said today by the Hon. Ambassador Mero when officiating the Tanzania side event entitled “SDGs Audit: In Focus Africa Experiences from Africa on Institutionalization Partnerships, inclusivity and accountability” to share experiences on implementing...
The Government of Tanzania has made commitments to provide and safeguard human rights such as the ratification of several core human rights conventions as well as put in place national policies favoring a human rights-based approach to development but there are challenges in concretizing them in practice. When it comes to children’s rights, enforcement also seems to be a shortfall.Human...
The creative and cultural sectors face policy challenges that lead to inconsistent engagement between sector players and relevant ministries/institutions, subsequently apparent unbalanced development of creative and cultural sector; disorganized, mismanaged, fragmented associations in creative and cultural industries, low entrepreneurship skills and non-existent funding mechanisms for the sector...
PreambleThe Policy Forum (PF), a network of 79 civil society organisations brought together in their interest in public money accountability, has prepared this position statement to stimulate and inform ongoing discussions on the 2019/20 budget. The submission, with inputs from member organisations coordinated by the network’s Budget Working Group (BWG), focuses on the implementation of the...

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